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Kevin Brooks, one of today's most critically acclaimed YA voices, delivers another thrilling story about a boy, a girl, and a love worth fighting for.

When Joe meets Candy, it seems like a regular boy-meets-girl scenario. They chat over coffee, she gives him her number, and he writes her a song. But then Joe is drawn into Candy's world --- a world of drugs, violence, and desperation. As the dark truth about Candy's life emerges, Joe finds himself facing real danger at every twist and turn. Soon Joe's conflicting emotions begin to mirror Candy's, and he understands that falling in love just might be worth the struggle. This intoxicating tale of heartache, danger, and hope will enthrall teen readers.

Publisher: New York : Scholastic, 2005
Edition: First American edition
ISBN: 9780439683272
Branch Call Number: FICTION Bro
Description: 364 pages ; 22 cm


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4everMe Aug 22, 2012

I remember reading this novel about three or four years ago, but I still get goosebumps when I think of that heartbreaking story of how a prostiture plus drugee teenage girl nicknamed Candy gets her escape from her self-destructive life by an average music-loving who falls in love with her.

Apr 29, 2012

Amamzing book. even the first page drages you right into the story, love love love it :)


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